Fr. Luke Veronis
Fr. Luke A. Veronis serves as the Director for the Missions Institute of Orthodoxy Christianity, located at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, pastors Sts Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church in Webster, MA, and teaches as an Adjunct Instructor at both Holy Cross and Hellenic College. He taught for four years at St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary in NY (2005-2008).
Fr. Luke has been involved in the Orthodox Church’s missionary movement since 1987. Together with his wife Presbytera Faith, he served as a long-term cross-cultural missionary in Albania for ten and a half years (1994-2004), and as a short-term missionary in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ghana for eighteen months (1987-91). Since 2010, he teaches a summer class entitled The Missiology of Archbishop Anastasios (Yannoulatos) of Albania, where he takes 12 students from various Orthodox theological schools or seminaries to Albania for two weeks. He has led five short-term mission teams from his church to work with Project Mexico in building homes for the desperately poor in Tijuana, Mexico. His published books include Go Forth: A Journal of Missions and Resurrection in Albania (2010) Lynette’s Hope: The Witness of Lynette Katherine Hoppe’s Life and Death (2008) and Missionaries, Monks, and Martyrs: Making Disciples of All Nations (1994).